As the second third begins, some light, dry earth joins the profile. The retrohale now has musty, toasted oak up front, with dry earth behind and mild black pepper. At a half inch in, some light creaminess joins in. At an inch in, the black pepper has mellowed a bit. At an inch and a quarter, the earth has picked up and now occupies the finish. As the third wraps up, the profile is musty, toasted oak and dry earth up front with light creaminess and black pepper in the background. The strength remained at slightly above medium.